The Spark X: A Defense Innovation laboratory
The SparkX is an innovation program that integrates technology to help Airmen pursue solutions to improve the Air Force. Our mission is “to bring tomorrow’s tools to the Warfighter today.”
We are located on Joint-base Andrews and are open from 9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
A few things we’re great at
SparkX has access to a wide-variety of tools to solve your operational issues. If you are interested in learning any of these technologies please submit our form at the bottom of the page or click here.
3D Modelling and Printing
Many 3D Printers including Resin printers, a Metal printer and a Composite material printer, as well as drafting software like Autodesk Fusion 360
Software and Web Development
Creation of software tools using the latest software and web development technologies
3D Scanning / Reverse Engineering
Create 3D models of virtually anything from small or large item assets to entire buildings using a handheld laser scanner.
Virtual / Augmented Reality
Step into an augmented reality and see how we can use these tools for our job.
Our team is made up of young and creative airmen spanning from a wide variety of different backgrounds and career fields. Each one of them bring to the table different skills and assets to assist with the creative and innovative process
Director of Innovation
Superintendent of Innovation
Project Planning and Spark Cell Lead
3D Modeling and Room Scanning
3D Modeling and Project Planning
Project Planning and Networking
Web Development Design
Radar Airfield, and Weather
Software Engineering and Automation
Project ARC Engineer
Have an Idea? Contact us!
If you have an issue or an idea, contact us for information on how to move forward!
+ 1 (301)981-4817
1443 Concord Ave, Joint-Base Andrews, Maryland,